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Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris
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You'll recognize Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre by its picture-perfect white stone. The basilica remains white even with weathering and pollution, due to its construction with travertine stone, which exudes the mineral calcite. Before entering, take a look up at the Equestrian Statue of King Saint Louis on the left and the Equestrian Statue of Saint Joan of Arc on the right. When you enter, you're surrounded by interesting artifacts and art, including the mosaic in the apse entitled "Christ in Majesty,” which is among the largest in the world. Join the daily Catholic mass or meditate at the fountain in the gardens. Using our world travel planner, Paris attractions like Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • architectural, majestic and Grand, to strongly advise masterpiece. panoramic view, rest physical and moral.
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  • Be sure to visit the Basilica of the Sacré Coeur (Sacred Heart). From there you can see all of Paris and the neighborhood where is is very picturesque and Bohemian, Montmartre. Its White towers of different shapes and sizes can be seen from afar. You can upload on the funicular or through the stairway that precedes it.
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  • This basilica is located at the top of the district Montmartre. It is wonderful, giant. It is in renovation, and missing work be done, but it is wonderful to explore it. Go with patience because it tends to be full of tourists.
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